Dr. McLaren specializes in caring for hospitalized children for Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. She sees patients on the main campus in St. Petersburg and at Florida Hospital Tampa. She joined the hospital staff in 2018. Before Johns Hopkins All Children's, she worked as a pediatrician and hospitalist in Orlando and Fort Lauderdale, including two years as pediatric chair and lead hospitalist at Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center.
Dr. McLaren earned her medical degree from the University of Florida in Gainesville. She completed her pediatric medicine internship and residency at Los Angeles County/University of Southern California Medical Center.